60 days in Greece, United States & Canada Itinerary

60 days in Greece, United States & Canada Itinerary

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Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 5 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 6 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 1 night
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Greece

— 1 night
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), and finally steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip site.

Belfast, UK to Heraklion is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Belfast to Heraklion, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Heraklion: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fira, Greece

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then take a stroll through Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

New York City, United States

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to New York City takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to New York City is minus 7 hours. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC, United States

— 4 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Grand Canyon National Park, United States

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 2nd (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, walk around Indian Garden, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas, United States

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): try to win big at New York New York Casino, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally try to win big at Casino At The Venetian. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos

Yosemite National Park, United States

— 5 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 7th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. On the 10th (Sun), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco, United States

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Yellowstone National Park, United States

— 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take a memorable drive along Firehole Lake Drive.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Seattle, United States

— 1 night

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Seattle vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Seattle hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Vancouver, Canada

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 22nd (Fri), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Granville Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Vancouver trip planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Seattle in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Banff National Park, Canada

— 6 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Step out of Banff National Park to go to Yoho National Park and see Takakkaw Falls, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, learn more about the world around you at Banff Park Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plain of Six Glaciers.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip maker website.

Fly from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in October, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Jasper National Park, Canada

— 6 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, stroll through Bald Hills, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online attractions planner.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in October, you will find days in Jasper National Park are a bit warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.